ISBN 9788121503488,Ancient Malwa And The Vikramaditya Tradition

Ancient Malwa And The Vikramaditya Tradition



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1969

ISBN 9788121503488

ISBN-10 8121503485

Hard Back

Number of Pages 213 Pages
Language (English)


This book comprises of Carmichael lectures delivered at the University of Calcutta, and is shining example of what scholarship of an exceptional order can achieve combined with an imaginative insight into the working of historical processes. The apparently disconnected threads of a forgotten history have been woven into a coherent and meaningful narratives being projected on a broad canvas on which is depicted a Millenium's development of ancient Indian political scenes and strategy with which the fate of Malwa was inextricably bound up. Professor Sircar gives a refreshingly new orientation to the age-long controversy centering on the identity of the original Vikramaditya and the circumstances connected with the introduction of the Vikrama era, and formulates certain definitive conclusions which for the ability shown confused masses of legends and traditions and conflicting testimonies of diverse sorts, bear the unmistakable stamp of an illuminating and convincing exposition.